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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134014.015 Event: 03/14/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall To Tarmac
At 1:15 a.m. on March 14, 2021, an employee removed a guardrail from an elevated work platform in order to close an exterior airplane door. The employee did not properly attach his harness to the retractable lanyard connected to the overhea d anchor point. The employee fell approximately 15 to 18 feet to the concrete ta rmac and was killed.
Keywords: aerial lift, aircraft, anchor, blunt force, blunt force trauma, concrete, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, guardrail, lanyard, ppe, raised platform, unguarded, walking surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1519790.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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